NJ Department of Transportation

(A red light camera warning sign in Cherry Hill, NJ.  File photo by CBS3)

New Jersey Dismantling Its Red-Light Cameras Statewide

Some two dozen towns across the state, including six in South Jersey, are shutting down those cameras and taking down warning signs. Some tickets may still be in the pipeline.

12/16/2014

( Image from State of NJ TV)

Gov. Christie Appoints Jamie Fox To Head NJ Dept. of Transportation

Fox, a Democrat, served as transportation commissioner, and later as chief of staff, to former governor Jim McGreevey.

09/18/2014

(Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Big Homeless Enclave In Camden, NJ Is Evacuated, Then Leveled

Camden County spokesman Dan Keashen says 45 homeless people have been moved to shelters and to addiction treatment.

07/14/2014

(Workers practice rapid traffic-control equipment deployment in preparation for a shore evacuation emergency.   Photo by David Madden)

New Jersey Conducts Shore Hurricane-Evacuation Drill

Some 300 New Jersey state police and transportation department workers took part in a statewide hurricane drill today in Cumberland County to test their ability to get hundreds of thousands of people out of shore towns if the need occurs.

07/10/2014

(Graphic provided by NJ Dept. of Transportation)

Interim Ramp Eases Tangle Where Rt. 42 Meets I-295 in South Jersey

The new temporary ramp that opened last weekend, connecting northbound Rt. 42 to northbound I-295, includes a median that keeps traffic flowing by eliminating the need to merge.

02/10/2014

FILE PHOTO: A PennDOT truck prepares for a coming snowstorm.  (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Crews, Residents Gearing Up For Yet Another Early Delaware Valley Snowstorm

Here we go again! Snow is in the forecast for Saturday, and area transportation department crews are ready for it.

12/14/2013

(NJ transportation commissioner Jim Simpson, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, and Bellmawr mayor Frank Filpak turn spadefuls of earth in a ceremonial groundbreaking.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Ground Is Broken To Make I-295 A ‘Direct Connection’ Through Bellmawr

But it will take time. This is a nine-year, four-phase, $900-million project.

03/11/2013

(Red light cameras snap the license plates of violators at Route 70 and Springdale Rd., in Cherry Hill, NJ.  Credit: CBS3)

Part 4: Is It Safety, or Revenue?

New Jersey’s trial run for red light cameras suffered a setback earlier this summer after critics charged the “yellow” was turning to “red” too fast in some cases.

08/09/2012

(File illustration)

NJ Red Light Cameras Retested, Get the Green Light

There had been concerns that the yellow lights were timed to meet federal rules, not the slightly different ones called for in a five-year pilot program for the cameras.

07/25/2012

One of the "pothole killer" trucks that New Jersey is renting for pothole repairs.  Photo provided by New Jersey DOT)

New Jersey Puts ‘Pothole Killer’ Trucks Into Action On Roadways

The Garden State is spending $2.1 million on pothole repair this season, which includes a three-month lease of a half-dozen specially equipped trucks that do quickie patch work.

04/15/2011

(A PennDOT brine truck lays a salt spray ahead of foul weather.  File photo)

Near-Freezing Temps Makes Some Roads Wet, Others Icy

Many roadways were merely wet on Tuesday morning around the Delaware Valley, but with temperatures hovering around the freezing mark, some surfaces were turning icy.

02/01/2011

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